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Partnering with Lawyers

Kim Bobo and Marién Casillas Pabellón

in The Worker Center Handbook: A Practical Guide for Starting and Building the New Labor Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704475
eISBN:
9781501705892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704475.003.0029
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter discusses ways of partnering and working with lawyers. It first considers the reasons why worker centers form partnerships with labor and employment (worker-side) attorneys, including ... More


From Science-Based Legal Advocacy to Community Organizing:: Opportunities and Obstacles to Transforming Patterns of Expertise and Access

Karen Hoffman

in Technoscience and Environmental Justice: Expert Cultures in a Grassroots Movement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015790
eISBN:
9780262298407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015790.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focuses on the transformation from science-based legal advocacy into community organizing by examining the case of the Clean Air and Water Network. Through community organization, the ... More


Realpolitik Influences

Eric K. Yamamoto

in In the Shadow of Korematsu: Democratic Liberties and National Security

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190878955
eISBN:
9780190878986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878955.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter identifies realpolitik influences on the implementation of the proposed method for judicial review. It dispels the formalist notion that the judicial embrace of the method—any ... More


The Medieval Origins of the Legal Profession: Canonists, Civilians, and Courts

James A. Brundage

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226077598
eISBN:
9780226077611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077611.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In the aftermath of sixth-century barbarian invasions, the legal profession that had grown and flourished during the Roman Empire vanished. Nonetheless, professional lawyers suddenly reappeared in ... More


Introduction

in Lawyers of the Right: Professionalizing the Conservative Coalition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226768335
eISBN:
9780226768366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226768366.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to provide a window into the world of lawyers for conservative causes and probes the little discussed cultural conflict among them. It ... More


Causation

Jennifer K. Robbennolt and Valerie P. Hans

in The Psychology of Tort Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780814724941
eISBN:
9780814724712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724941.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores the psychology of causal reasoning and the implications of this psychology for tort law. The chapter surveys what is known about counterfactual thinking, a process that is at ... More


Feminism’s Estrangement: Critical Reflections on Feminist Engagements with Law in India*

Ratna Kapur

in Feminisms of Discontent: Global Contestations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199452941
eISBN:
9780199085521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199452941.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The Slutwalk campaigns around the world have triggered a furious debate on whether it advances or limits feminist legal politics. This article examines the position of Slutwalk in the context of ... More


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